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LOGIN_CLASS(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		LOGIN_CLASS(3)

     setclasscontext, setclasscpumask, setclassenvironment, setclassresources,
     setusercontext — functions for using the login class capabilities data‐

     System Utilities Library (libutil, -lutil)

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <login_cap.h>

     setclasscontext(const char *classname, unsigned int flags);

     setclasscpumask(login_cap_t *lc);

     setclassenvironment(login_cap_t *lc, const struct passwd *pwd,
	 int paths);

     setclassresources(login_cap_t *lc);

     setusercontext(login_cap_t *lc, const struct passwd *pwd, uid_t uid,
	 unsigned int flags);

     These functions provide a higher level interface to the login class data‐
     base than those documented in login_cap(3).  These functions are used to
     set resource limits, environment and accounting settings for users on
     logging into the system and when selecting an appropriate set of environ‐
     ment and resource settings for system daemons based on login classes.
     These functions may only be called if the current process is running with
     root privileges.  If the LOGIN_SETLOGIN flag is used this function calls
     setlogin(2), and due care must be taken as detailed in the manpage for
     that function and this affects all processes running in the same session
     and not just the current process.

     The setclasscontext() function sets various class context values
     (resource limits, umask and process priorities) based on values for a
     specific named class.

     The setusercontext() function sets class context values based on a given
     login_cap_t object and a specific passwd record (if login_cap_t is NULL),
     the current session's login, and the current process user and group own‐
     ership.  Each of these actions is selectable via bit-flags passed in the
     flags parameter, which is comprised of one or more of the following:

     LOGIN_SETLOGIN	 Set the login associated with the current session to
			 the user specified in the passwd structure using
			 setlogin(2).  The pwd parameter must not be NULL if
			 this option is used.

     LOGIN_SETUSER	 Set ownership of the current process to the uid spec‐
			 ified in the uid parameter using setuid(2).

     LOGIN_SETGROUP	 Set group ownership of the current process to the
			 group id specified in the passwd structure using
			 setgid(2), and calls initgroups(3) to set up the
			 group access list for the current process.  The pwd
			 parameter must not be NULL if this option is used.

     LOGIN_SETRESOURCES	 Set resource limits for the current process based on
			 values specified in the system login class database.
			 Class capability tags used, with and without -cur
			 (soft limit) or -max (hard limit) suffixes and the
			 corresponding resource setting:

			 cputime       RLIMIT_CPU
			 filesize      RLIMIT_FSIZE
			 datasize      RLIMIT_DATA
			 stacksize     RLIMIT_STACK
			 coredumpsize  RLIMIT_CORE
			 memoryuse     RLIMIT_RSS
			 memorylocked  RLIMIT_MEMLOCK
			 maxproc       RLIMIT_NPROC
			 openfiles     RLIMIT_NOFILE
			 sbsize	       RLIMIT_SBSIZE
			 vmemoryuse    RLIMIT_VMEM

     LOGIN_SETPRIORITY	 Set the scheduling priority for the current process
			 based on the value specified in the system login
			 class database.  Class capability tags used:


     LOGIN_SETUMASK	 Set the umask for the current process to a value in
			 the user or system login class database.  Class capa‐
			 bility tags used:


     LOGIN_SETPATH	 Set the "path" and "manpath" environment variables
			 based on values in the user or system login class
			 database.  Class capability tags used with the corre‐
			 sponding environment variables set:

			 path	       PATH
			 manpath       MANPATH

     LOGIN_SETENV	 Set various environment variables based on values in
			 the user or system login class database.  Class capa‐
			 bility tags used with the corresponding environment
			 variables set:

			 lang	       LANG
			 charset       MM_CHARSET
			 timezone      TZ
			 term	       TERM

			 Additional environment variables may be set using the
			 list type capability "setenv=var1 val1,var2
			 val2..,varN valN".

     LOGIN_SETMAC	 Set the MAC label for the current process to the
			 label specified in system login class database.

     LOGIN_SETCPUMASK	 Create a new cpuset(2) and set the cpu affinity to
			 the specified mask.  The string may contain a comma
			 separated list of numbers and/or number ranges as
			 handled by the cpuset(1) utility or the case-insensi‐
			 tive string ‘default’.	 If the string is ‘default’ no
			 action will be taken.

     LOGIN_SETALL	 Enables all of the above settings.

     Note that when setting environment variables and a valid passwd pointer
     is provided in the pwd parameter, the characters ‘~’ and ‘$’ are substi‐
     tuted for the user's home directory and login name respectively.

     The setclasscpumask(), setclassresources() and setclassenvironment()
     functions are subsets of the setcontext functions above, but may be use‐
     ful in isolation.

     The setclasscontext() and setusercontext() functions return -1 if an
     error occurred, or 0 on success.  If an error occurs when attempting to
     set the user, login, group or resources, a message is reported to
     syslog(3), with LOG_ERR priority and directed to the currently active

     cpuset(1), cpuset(2), setgid(2), setlogin(2), setuid(2), getcap(3),
     initgroups(3), login_cap(3), mac_set_proc(3), login.conf(5), termcap(5)

BSD			       October 20, 2008				   BSD

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